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7 Fairfax Place, Dartmouth TQ6 9AD, England
+44 1803 834446
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (127 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Fast food, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Fairfax Place, Dartmouth TQ6 9AD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in for lunch on a rainy day, very pleasantly surprised. Friendly service, good portion of nicely cooked fish. Apart from the minor complaint that I seemed to become invisible to the waitress when I needed additional napkins, I was completely satisfied.

Thank ldrvwr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Wheelhouse with my family over from the States. We all thought the meal was superb. My Son & his wife, not having had ‘proper fish & chips’ for a long time thought the meal was ‘absolutely delicious’ , lovely fresh fish which was...More

Thank Angieraeburn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clearly a family run busy fish and chip takeaway and eat in café. Immaculately clean, as we came in one waitress welcomed us and took us to a freshly cleaned and laid table, where another presented us with an impressive varied menu, service was friendly,...More

Thank Martin P
jwdevon, Owner at Wheelhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many Thanks for your lovely comments which are much appreciated by us all at the Wheelhouse. Hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stopped in here on a rainy day found a table and sat down. a young waitress took our order then told us that they probably wont allow us to just have coffee and food for one person but she would check. i was surprised...More

1  Thank turvell
jwdevon, Owner at Wheelhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are contacting you personally in response to your comments, we need to have the date and time of your visit to our premises to enable us to investigate your complaints. We would say however that if you were so dissatisfied you should have bought...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

More a cafe than a restaurant. Very good service, friendly staff and fresh and appetising food. The chips were particularly good!

Thank IT-witch
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Myself and my partner both had a lovely lunch out here during a spontaneous trip to Dartmouth, attentive staff, nice atmosphere and delicious food that was well priced! ...also love the Christmas decorations at the moment! (especially the santa hats on the seagulls!!)More

Thank Richard M
jwdevon, Owner at Wheelhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was good to hear you both enjoyed your lunch. We decided to leave the Christmas decorations to the younger members of staff this year and what a great job they've done, totally over the top but...More

Reviewed 14 November 2017

Great quality food and service. Good portion sizes. Lovely fish & chips. Quiet and friendly place to eat.

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 6 November 2017

For about a year now we have ordered lunch for 8-12 people for our team building lunch. I am so impressed with the wheelhouse. The food is always correct, beautifully packaged with serviettes, knives and forks and condiments. It is also HOT. Thank you so...More

Thank allyb000
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We popped in to get the children a bite to eat as they wouldn’t eat the Indian we were having with our extended family. I ordered a children’s chicken bits meal and sausage and chips while my wife waited outside with our children (4&13). After...More

Thank Simon A
jwdevon, Owner at Wheelhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

As with the previous review we can only apologise to you and your family for the poor service you received whilst waiting in our takeaway. It is as you will see from our very many good reviews a most unusual occurrence for us but we...More

Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Went there yesterday with my family & ordered 3 main meals & a portion of chips for my daughter who was not felling well, to be told we can’t serve you chips as it’s half term 🤔(we are in a fish & chip shop)Then we...More

Thank Jason S
jwdevon, Owner at Wheelhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

We are most upset and surprised to read your complaint regarding the poor service you received on your recent visit to our restaurant. This is totally unacceptable to us as we have always aimed over the last 35 years in this business to give our...More

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Questions & Answers
24 March 2017|
Response from jwdevon | Property representative |
You are very welcome to bring your cockatoo. We accept one family of dogs at a time in the restaurant . We ask that they stay under the table and that they don't bark - that's all 😊
21 March 2017|
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Response from Polly444 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know but you could ring them if it's not on the web site.
Donna H
27 February 2017|
Response from jwdevon | Property representative |
Hello I believe that our beefburgers are currently gluten free - but i would have to double check as i am at home. If so we can serve any of our burgers with cheese, bacon, goats cheese, red onion relish, pineapple etc... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Fairfax Place, Dartmouth TQ6 9AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 834446
Take away and licensed restaurant serving great British fish and chips,(including calamari, scampi, seafood platter and specials such as skate, hoki, rock and plaice) brilliant burgers,pies and pasties fresh crisp salads and sandwiches. Children's menu, highchairs and changing facilities
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